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[proh-ney-shuh n] /proʊˈneɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
rotation of the hand or forearm so that the surface of the palm is facing downward or toward the back (opposed to supination).
2.
a comparable motion of the foot consisting of abduction followed by eversion.
3.
the position assumed as the result of this rotation.
4.
any similar motion of the limbs or feet of animals.
Origin of pronation
1660-1670
1660-70; pronate + -ion
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Word Origin and History for pronation
n.

1660s, from French pronation, from Medieval Latin pronationem (nominative pronatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Late Latin pronare (see pronate).

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pronation in Medicine

pronation pro·na·tion (prō-nā'shən)
n.

  1. The act of pronating.

  2. The condition of being pronated, especially the condition of having flat feet.

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